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This family name has also been spelled BACCHUS, BACCUS, BECKER, or BECKET in some records.
(1) ?Benjamin BECKES [Sr.?], b. unknown place unknown; wife unknown; he resided possibly in MD or VA; his children:
[#2] i. Benjamin, b. 1753, d. unknown, m. 1st Mary Webb CONSOLVIN, m. 2nd Sarah BROWNING.
(2) Benjamin BECKES [Jr.?], b. about 1753 place unknown (possibly in Washington Co., MD, or VA), d. unknown (probably after Mar 1822 and before 1830) probably in Knox Co., IN; m. 1st, in Rockbridge Co., VA, to Mary Webb CONSOLVIN (b. about 1758, d. 2 Mar 1805); they probably resided in or near Carlisle, PA, and then later in Vincennes, Knox Co., IN; their children:
i. Parmenas Webb, b. about 1784, d. 6 Jul 1813, m. Eliza CLARK; [#3] ii. Sarah "Sally" b. about 1785, d. 25 Jan 1820, m. William WATSON; iii. Benjamin Vincennes, b. 9 Aug 1786, d. 3 Dec 1859, m. 1st Sarah HARBIN, m. 2nd Elizabeth F. PEA; iv. William Penn, b. 10 Mar 1790, d. 18 Sep 1858, m. Margaret JORDAN.
Benjamin BECKES [Jr.?] m. 2nd, 16 Sep 1815, to Sarah BROWNING.
Benjamin BECKES [Jr.?] was a private in an artillery regiment from 1777-78 during the Revolutionary War then stationed at Carlisle, PA. He was a lieutenant in the Penn. Militia in 1781 during the Revolutionary War. He was in the Indiana Militia in 1790-91. He was an ensign in the Indiana Militia in 1797.
(3) Sarah "Sally" BECKES, b. about 1785 probably in or near Carlisle, PA, d. 25 Jan 1820 probably in Sullivan Co., IN; m., 9 Aug 1804 in Knox Co., IN, to William WATSON (b. 23 Mar 1780, d. 26 Jul 1857).
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